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VERB (7)

1. move outward;
- Example: "The soldiers fanned out"
[syn: diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out]

2. set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series;
- Example: "the houses were strung out in a long row"
[syn: string out, spread out]

3. strew or distribute over an area;
- Example: "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"
- Example: "scatter cards across the table"
[syn: spread, scatter, spread out]

4. extend in one or more directions;
- Example: "The dough expands"
[syn: expand, spread out]

5. turn outward;
- Example: "These birds can splay out their toes"
- Example: "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
[syn: turn out, splay, spread out, rotate]

6. move away from each other;
- Example: "The crowds dispersed"
- Example: "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
[syn: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out]

7. spread out or open from a closed or folded state;
- Example: "open the map"
- Example: "spread your arms"
[syn: unfold, spread, spread out, open]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spread out v 1: move outward; "The soldiers fanned out" [syn: diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out] 2: set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row" [syn: string out, spread out] 3: strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table" [syn: spread, scatter, spread out] 4: extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands" [syn: expand, spread out] [ant: contract, shrink] 5: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees" [syn: turn out, splay, spread out, rotate] 6: move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached"; [syn: disperse, dissipate, scatter, spread out] 7: spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms" [syn: unfold, spread, spread out, open] [ant: fold, fold up, turn up]